Yes! We have been working hard during reading time using the strategy of visualizing! We know now that visualizing is making mental pictures. This strategy has been helping us engage with texts that make our reading experience more personal and memorable. Before we started reading the book, The Relatives Came- we practiced visualizing by listening to an audio clip about a person visiting Disney World! We discussed with our partners what we pictured in our mind-next we watched the clip to compare our thoughts to the actual experience! We can do this while reading!!!
What we're learning in first grade. Students are also making comments in class! At home add to the posts, too.